Anthony Hutcherson

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TICA Vice President

Anthony showing in 1996 & 2016

My focus as TICA Vice President:

  • Support the President to fulfill TICA's Mission

  • Gather and provide the best and useful insight, information, histories and expertise for members and breeders to enjoy, breed, show and be proud of healthy & happy TICA registered cats. 

  • Gather and provide the best and most useful information, histories and expertise so that TICA's President, Board of Directors, Staff, Breed Committees and Members can make decisions in the best interest of TICA and cats

  • .Increase & incentive value learning opportunities for Members, Judges &  public throughout the world on means to appreciate, understand and improve the lives of cats

  • Leverage the above with like minded organizations and industry to validate TICA, domestic cats and domestic cat breeds as LEGAL, important and valuable parts of the global society

Professional & Personal Experience

Age 7, wanted a pet Ocelot. Using selective, cooperative & scientific breeding to create a domestic version.

  Producer, Horatio Alger Awards

Scripted and produced televised and live events airing on Broadcast Network and PBS.  Script, sequence and execute events in the US Supreme Court, US State Department, US Embassies in Europe, hotels and venues throughout the US, Canada, Spain, France and Monaco

  Communications Specialist

Created, edited & distributed radio, television and print content for regional and national campaigns.  Authored and distributed news releases. 

  Client Monitoring Counselor, Whitman-Walker Clinic for HIV Treatment

Confirmed and counseled newly diagnosed HIV positive clients on range of services available to them. Provided short term case management.  Acted and produced HIV Prevention & Harm Reduction PSAs. Maintained public information and outreach materials.  

Education

Social Work, Associate’s Degree, College of Southern Maryland

Animal Science, Bachelor’s Degree, University of Maryland 

Certification: Genomics & Bioinformatics , analysis, comparison and reporting of genetics  Institute of Genome Science, University of MD, 2016

  • 1995 – Present, TICA Member

  • 1996, Established what would be On Safari

  • 2000 – 2020, Elected Bengal Cat Breed Committee

  • 2009 – 2020 Elected Chairperson TICA Bengal Cat Breed Section

  • Purposely breeding Bengal Cats since 1993

  • Bred & Presented Toygers for CH to TICA Board

  • Exhibited American Bobtail Longhair (Best International Kitten) and Cymric IW Kitten

  • Represented TICA, at request of TICA President, in the media including New York Times, Washington Post, Daily Mail, Seattle Times, FOX News, Martha Stewart Show, Telemundo and many others

  • Wrote TICA’s Coloring Book “All Kinds of Purrfect”

  • Authored many TICA TREND articles, 1995-2017

  • 2017 - 2020 Elected Mid Atlantic Regional Director

  • Founded Junglelovers and Capital Cat Clubs

  • TICA’s only Education Shows, 2017, 2018, 2019

  • Exhibited in TICA 12 TICA 

  • Attended International Canine & Feline Genomics Conferce (2015, 2017, 2019) wrote TREND article

  • Attended Tufts Canine & Feline Genetics & Breeding Conference (2015) wrote TREND article for all members

  • Negotiated and Presented new Mars Veterinary & TICA "State of the Cat" Partnership providing $35,000+ in discounts and products directly to TICA Members to improve genetic health and reduce/eliminate disease in all breeds

  • WINN Feline Foundation Board of Directors, 2018-2021

 

TICA has made me better; allow me to join the efforts to make TICA better.

© 2020 by Jungletrax and Anthony Hutcherson.